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Governor General visits New Children’s Hospital

Our wonderful donors Mark Dunajtschik and Dorothy Spotswood along with Bill Day Chair of the Wellington Hospitals Foundation, builders McKee Fehl Constructors Ltd and representatives from the CCDHB leadership team, were thrilled to host the Governor General Dame Patsy through the New Children’s Hospital this morning. As our immediate neighbour, Her Excellency has taken a… Read more »

Rotary funds early learning books for sick kids

The Wellington Children’s Hospital team was delighted to receive a recent donation of early learning books from Rotary. This kind donation follows a collaboration of the Port Nicholson, Wellington, Wellington North, Mt Victoria and Porirua Rotary Clubs.  These resources are a welcome addition to the Playspecalist and Paediatric Community Nursing team’s toolkit.  Rotary are tremendous… Read more »

Greek Ladies Auxiliary’s delicious fundraiser for the new children’s hospital

We were thrilled to be presented with a donation of $8,000 from the Greek Ladies Auxiliary Association of Wellington following their recent Copthorne High Tea fundraiser to help outfit and equip your New Children’s Hospital. Grateful thanks to Melpo, President of the Club, (pictured centre with her granddaughter) and everyone else involved in organising such… Read more »

Wellington Children’s Hospital Annual Street Appeal

Over 7,000 young people aged between 0-16 from across the Wellington region are admitted to Wellington Children’s hospital every year and you can ensure they continue to receive the best possible care. ** Can you spare two hours to collect on 20 August 2021** Sign up HERE to your preferred location and time at Please… Read more »

Foundation donors help NICU buy much needed car seats

With our donors kind support, the Foundation was able to present the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with 10 infant car seats for families in need to take their precious wee babies home after their stay in NICU. Access to these car seats will make a huge difference for many of our neonatal families. NICU… Read more »

Fundraising for our New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital

We are currently fundraising for the New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital using face to face door knockers.  If you receive a knock at your door from one of our representatives, they will give you some information about the new children’s hospital and invite you to become a Well Wisher (regular giver) to support the new… Read more »

Volunteers needed for COVID-19 vaccination roll out

We are seeking volunteers to support people during their visits to some of the community COVID vaccination clinics – and we need your help. If you are a friendly, outgoing and helpful person and would like to assist people during their visit to a COVID clinic in a discreet and respectful way, we would love… Read more »

Torpedo 7: Family and Friends Event

Friends of Wellington Hospitals Foundation can enjoy discounted prices at Torpedo 7 stores nationwide between 24 June – 7 July, with up to 40% off selected items.   With a portion of all proceeds going to the Wellington Hospitals Foundation for your New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital, be sure to be in quick to grab your… Read more »

Generous grant helps fund specialised peadiatric medical equipment

Our grateful thanks to The Sutherland Self Help Trust for their generous grant which has enabled us to buy six paediatric wheelchairs and two weighted hoists for the New Children’s Hospital. The hoists will assist staff to safely and easily lift and transfer patients with limited or no mobility.

Regional Rotarian support for the New Children’s Hospital

This week the Rotary Club of Whanganui North team presented Bill Day Chair of the Foundation with an incredible $35,000 towards outfitting the interior of the two Rotary district 9940 sponsored family rooms in our New Regional Children’s Hospital.  We are very grateful to the club for their hard work and generous support.  As a… Read more »